Woodstock Chimes WWAB Windsinger Apollo Wind Chime, 68-Inches, Black
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Thick-walled tubes with special suspension offer wonderfully restful tones. Our windsinger chimes series combines the very finest artistry & craftsmanship With computer-age technology, allowing you to experience a whole new dimension of beautiful sound. Made from super-thick-walled aluminum tubes which are specially-suspended, these wind chimes resonate much longer than other wind chimes, bathing you in waves of enduring harmony every time The wind blows the chimes of Apollo are named for the Greek God of prophecy, music & healing. According to mythology, Apollo'S Chariot carried the sun across the sky each day bringing light & warmth to the earth below. Woodstock windsinger chimes are musically-tuned using an ancient system Known as "just intonation. " This means the frequencies at which the different tubes vibrate are related to one another by simple whole# ratios. Tones that are related in this way produce the purest, most beautiful musical intervals. This chime is tuned to an ancient Chinese pentatonic scale. Hang the chimes of Apollo in your garden & let it bring music & healing to all who visit your home. In 1979, grammy award-winning musician & instrument designer garry kvistad created the first Woodstock Chime from an aluminum lawn chair he found in a landfill. Fascinated by the scale of Olympos, a 7th century pentatonic scale that can't be played on a modern piano, Garry cut & tuned The lawn chair tubes to the exact frequency of the ancient scale. The resulting Chimes of Olympos was the first Woodstock Chime & is still one of our best selling, musically-tuned wind chimes. Garry & his wife Diane still develop the chimes today as part of their family-owned business in New York's Hudson Valley. Woodstock Chimes - the world's favorite windchime.